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The Humorous Verse of Lewis Carroll by Lewis Carroll

The Humorous Verse of Lewis Carroll

Part of the Dover Humor Series


The Humorous Verse of Lewis Carroll by Lewis Carroll

About the Author

Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll's real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. He was born on 27th January 1832 at Daresbury in Cheshire. He studied at Christ Church, Oxford University and later became a mathematics lecturer there. He wrote Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking Glass (1872) for the daughters of the Dean of Christ Church. He was very fond of puzzles and some readers have found mathematical jokes and codes hidden in his Alice books. His other works include Phantasmagoria and Other Poems (1869), The Hunting of the Snark (1876), Rhyme? And Reason? (1882), The Game of Logic (1887) and Sylvie and Bruno (1889, 1893). Dodgson was also an influential photographer. He died on 14th January 1898.

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1st June 1960


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Dover Publications Inc.


446 pages


Educational: English literature



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